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100 Greatest United States Coins Series: 1895 Morgan Silver Dollar

100 Greatest United States Coins Series: 1895 Morgan Silver Dollar

Quick: name a year dated Morgan!

What did you come up with? 1921? 1878? 1893? How about the 1895 Morgan, or also known as the “King of the Morgan Silver Dollars”? With the limited nature of these pieces, it has more than earned its title and the story behind it along with its mintage is certainly enough to cement its place on the list of the top 100 United States coins.

In our next breakdown of the series that hones in on the Greatest United States Coins as comprised of in Whitman Publishing’s fourth edition, author Jeff Garrett along with Ron Guth place this coin in the top 30 with influence from coin dealers...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/30/2020

SilverTowne Employee Profile: Kortni B.

SilverTowne Employee Profile: Kortni B.

Kortni B., Accounting/Purchasing Coordinator

Nearing her five year anniversary at SilverTowne in March, Kortni has seen the day in and day out of her job duties change over the years. From eBay to inventory management to accounting and sometimes human relations matters, her time here has been a melting pot of different skill sets.

Beginning Job Title: “I started in the eBay department doing listings and fulfillment. I was then a part of inventory management where I oversaw physical inventories...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/28/2020

Gifts For Kids: The Appeal of 2pc Silver Bullion Sets

Gifts For Kids: The Appeal of 2pc Silver Bullion Sets

Birthdays, baptisms, first communions, sports achievements, holidays. In other words, life’s moments.

These life moments can be extremely special for a child and making it even more memorable for them can sometimes be a task. No, not in a way that seems obligatory, but in a way that sets your gift apart from others. Buying gifts for children is hard in general as their attention span, especially in today’s social and technological climate, can change faster than the hands on a clock. It is also difficult because you want them to get something from the gift without it screaming “snoozefest”...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/23/2020

SilverTowne Corporate Gifts Page

SilverTowne Corporate Gifts Page

Corporate gifting: how much do you know about it?

Whether you are familiar with it as an employer, employee, or client, its relevance is perhaps more emphasized today than ever before. Gift giving in the corporate world is important and it is used to showcase and enhance relationships that make a business thrive. Letting those who are imperative to your business know how important they are or thanking long-standing customers can be extremely valuable because something as simple as recognition can go a long way.

With the importance of corporate giving, we at SilverTowne have decided to help...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/16/2020

Be My Valentine: Gift Your Valentine Silver Bullion

Be My Valentine: Gift Your Valentine Silver Bullion

Greeting cards, flowers, chocolate, stuffed teddy bears. What holiday does this sound like to you?

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Pinks and reds are already filling the aisleways at your local stores and the surmounting pressure to gift your significant other that perfect something is rising the closer February 14th gets. Except, what if we told you that you could forget about all that pressure and do something different and unique for once? Sounds like a job for silver bullion, does it not?

Visually appealing, holds value, unique. These are all traits of our Valentine’s Day...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/14/2020

100 Greatest U.S. Coins Series: 1933 Indian Head Eagle

100 Greatest U.S. Coins Series: 1933 Indian Head Eagle

United States coinage has a rich history. United States gold coinage is a major contributor to that fact. Why? Beginning in 1795, gold coinage was produced on pretty much a continual and uninterrupted basis. That is, until the year 1933 when the suspension of all gold coinage took place.

In our next edition of our blog series focusing on Whitman Publication’s fourth edition of the top 100 Greatest United States coins, we look at a gold coin which is rare not because of its mintage, but because of how its story ended up. With author Jeff Garrett’s explanation and assistance by Ron Guth, we look deeper at why 1933 was such an important year...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/09/2020

United States Chief Engraver Series: James Barton Longacre

United States Chief Engraver Series: James Barton Longacre

Liberty Head Gold Dollar, Indian Princess Gold Dollars, Flying Eagle Cent, Indian Head Cent, Three Cent Piece, Shield Nickel. This list is pretty impressive, especially if it is on a resumé. This list of works and more are on just one engraver’s resumé and his name is James Barton Longacre. He also managed to be the fourth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint.

In our last profile of the United States Chief Engraver Series, we take a deeper look at Longacre’s list of works and how he climbed the ladder to one of the most prestigious positions at the Mint and in the coin busin...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/07/2020

Silver of the Month: Police Protect and Serve 1oz .999 Silver Medallion

Silver of the Month: Police Protect and Serve 1oz .999 Silver Medallion

It is hard to believe that the new year is upon us. As we get started in 2020, there are a number of special days and holidays to celebrate. On January 9th in particular, it is a day to recognize those police and law enforcement officers that dedicate their lives to protecting and serving their local communities on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, also known as L.E.A.D.

While there are a number of ways to show your support for those individuals in law enforcement as they move through everyday difficulty and sacrifice, silver bullion may not be the first thought when doing so which makes it a very unique gift. While we have a number of law enforcement options in our inventory, our particular ...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/02/2020
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